Portrait of Madame Hamelin by Andrea Appiani was created between 1776 – 1851. The painting is in Musee Carnavalet. The size of the work is 86 x 70,5 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.
The Artist: Italian neoclassical painter Andrea Appiani was born in Milan. He entered the private academy of the painter Carlo Maria Giudici (1723–1804) where he received instruction in drawing, copying mainly from sculpture and prints. From there, he then joined the class of the fresco painter Antonio de’ Giorgi, which was held at the Ambrosiana picture gallery in Milan. he studied anatomy at the Ospedale Maggiore in Milan with the sculptor Gaetano Monti… Read more